The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 128 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 16 36 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.63% 1.45% 0.79%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.36% 7.30% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 33 15
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £40,400 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £67,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
Lync
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
367 493 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 14.37% 19.82% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 290 368 355
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region.

Lync Salary Trend in Reading

Lync
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Reading region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Reading

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) Cisco
3 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
5 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
6 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
7 10 (31.25%) HP
7 10 (31.25%) SAN
8 9 (28.13%) MS Office
8 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (25.00%) Firewall
9 8 (25.00%) VMware
9 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (18.75%) SCOM
11 6 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (15.63%) Lotus Domino
12 5 (15.63%) IBM
12 5 (15.63%) Intel
12 5 (15.63%) Lotus
12 5 (15.63%) Symantec
12 5 (15.63%) SCCM
12 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
12 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
12 5 (15.63%) Unified Communications
13 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 4 (12.50%) ITIL

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (34.38%) SharePoint
4 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (15.63%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (28.13%) MS Office
3 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) SAN
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
3 5 (15.63%) Unified Communications
4 4 (12.50%) VoIP
5 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 3 (9.38%) Wireless
5 3 (9.38%) Ethereal
5 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
6 2 (6.25%) VPN
6 2 (6.25%) DNS
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.13%) DHCP
7 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Specialist
3 3 (9.38%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CGI
2 1 (3.13%) XMPP
2 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL
1 4 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (9.38%) Data Management
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.13%) Data Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.13%) CRM
4 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.25%) MCTS
5 2 (6.25%) MCITP
5 2 (6.25%) CCNP
6 1 (3.13%) MCSE
6 1 (3.13%) VTSP
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCOM
2 5 (15.63%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.13%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (31.25%) HP
4 8 (25.00%) VMware
5 5 (15.63%) Symantec
5 5 (15.63%) IBM
5 5 (15.63%) Intel
5 5 (15.63%) Lotus
6 4 (12.50%) Mitel
7 3 (9.38%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
7 3 (9.38%) McAfee
7 3 (9.38%) ProCurve
7 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
7 3 (9.38%) Aruba
7 3 (9.38%) F5
7 3 (9.38%) Juniper
8 2 (6.25%) Sophos
8 2 (6.25%) IronPort
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